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Software Architect

Job Title: Software Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 96178
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Software Architect

Our client, an automotive company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Software Architect for their site.

  • Review and understand the System Requirements and System Architecture for products
  • Contribute to Software Design Reviews and Process Improvement activities as required
  • Perform Software Requirements Engineering tasks as required
  • Ensure full traceability between High Level Design and Software Requirements Specification
  • Complete scheduled tasks within assigned projects to deliver as per agreed Timing Plan.
  • Review the Software Requirements Specification
  • Design the Software Architecture and create the High Level Design Document
  • Communicate the Software Architecture to the development team, providing guidance to developers as required
  • Presentation to customers on technical matters as required
  • Facilitate and contribute to Technical communication with relevant Customers (internal and external).
  • Optimization of SW Video pipeline Architecture to ensure reusability and portability across various platforms.
  • Research and development of a Video pipeline structure for integration of both scene analysis and scene viewing applications.
  • Integration of advanced and concept algorithms from other groups within the company
  • SW Resources Calculations (CPU and Memory Estimations)
  • Participate & contribute to Architectural decisions and workshops
  • Framework design and continued development
  • SW analysis of Video Pipeline from Imager to Head Unit.
  • Ensure all work products are baselined & managed through the Configuration Management & Change Control processes.
  • SW System Analysis of various KPI’s including latencies, start-up times, mode switching times, rendering times etc
  • Optimisation of the Architecture based on above analysis to improve KPI’s
  • Architectural analysis and debug of any SW issues, redesign where necessary
  • General software & product design reviews and problem resolution

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years Embedded Software Engineering Experience
  • Experience with C++ design and development
  • Experience un Klockwalks, LDRA preferred
  • Experience with 8/16/32 bit micro controllers, vision processors and Multi-core SoC’s
  • Multi-core Software Architecture Framework Design Experience
  • Experience with UML modelling and associated tools ( eg Enterprise Architect)
  • Familiar with software development models/standards CMMI, ISO15504 etc
  • Object Orientated Design and Design Patterns experience
  • Experience with Advanced Video Processing, Video Encoding/Decoding, Video Compression MJPEG, MPEG4 and H.264
  • Knowledge of other high performance video processors such as GPUs an advantage
  • Mindset of Continuous Improvement
  • High degree of innovation and creativity
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Automotive experience an advantage (Automotive CAN, FlexRay and LIN networks)

For further information on this Software Architect role in Galway please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

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